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HP OMEN 15 w/ Intel (2020) Review Rundown

HP | Published on 22 Mar 2021 | Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer

Overview

Photo of HP OMEN 15 Intel
  • Excellent gaming performance for a 1080p gaming laptop
  • Good battery life
  • Good audio quality
  • Lack of biometric features
  • Keyboard is awkwardly placed

Summary

The HP Omen 15 is a powerful and reasonably well-balanced machine for work and play. It has a fantastic CPU, solid graphics performance, improved looks and good connectivity. The laptop's anti-glare display shows clear images in the most beautiful detail.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

pcmag[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 77%
Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
HP's Omen 15 gaming laptop is back with an all-new minimalist look. This iteration also introduces AMD Ryzen processors to the lineup. The $1,299 model 15-en0029nr that I'm reviewing is, as I noted, on the pricey side if you're purely after graphics-driven performance.
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Pros[**]
  • Sleek, minimalist design
  • 144Hz screen
  • Solid 1080p gaming performance
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Pricey for a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti-based laptop

techadvisor[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 57%
Reviewers from Techadvisor have found the following[***]:
The HP Omen 15 has a new AMD processor that bolsters its work credentials. Its Full HD IPS display has 144Hz Nvidia G-Sync, which is a good specification for a mid-range gaming machine. The keyboard doesn't have a number pad, and the power button is awkwardly placed between the F12 and Delete buttons. The Dell G5 Gaming 5500 weighs 2.34kg and is 25mm thick, while the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 weighs just 1.6kg and has an 18mm body.
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Pros[**]
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • Solid build quality
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Mediocre speakers
  • Poor speakers

techradar[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 75%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The HP Omen 15 is one huge beast of a gaming laptop to say the least. It is very heavy to carry around on a regular basis and incredibly difficult to haul around if you are a regular traveler or commuter. But it packs a solid punch when it comes to gaming performance. The display is very large, coming in at 15.6 inches with a 144Hz refresh rate, and is gorgeous, ideal for those wanting to play more cinematic or AAA games. The battery life is not the greatest and is easily one of the biggest complaints we found whilst we were testing it.
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Pros[**]
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Underwhelming battery performance
  • Not very portable

trustedreviews[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 74%
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
The HP Omen 15 (2020) is one of the best gaming laptops of the year. It has a sophisticated design that will appeal to a wide range of gamers. The Omen features a Full HD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. The presence of Nvidia G-Sync also helps to prevent screen tearing. Despite having such good specs, this configuration is available at a very generous £1600.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Sleek, stylish design
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • Excellent keyboard and trackpad
Cons[**]
  • Pricier than rivals

references

  1. 1. ^ HP Omen 15 (2020) Review. Pcmag. 13 October 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  2. 2. ^ HP Omen 15 (2020) review. Techadvisor. 26 December 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  3. 3. ^ HP Omen 15 (2020) review. Techradar. 11 December 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  4. 4. ^ HP Omen 15 (2020) Review. Trustedreviews. 04 August 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  5. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  6. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  7. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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